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Mr Wilding's Words Autumn 5
Mr Wilding's Words Autumn 5
National Poetry Day was celebrated on Thursday this week with a rendition of Mr Wespieser’s poem “Truth” launching the School’s annual poetry competition theme for Senior pupils, for submission by the end of term...
Monday 07 OctoberYear 11 Helen Cole Careers Interviews (by appointment)All Day
Tuesday 08 OctoberISA London West ARTS Competition at Norden Farm, MaidenheadAll Day
Thursday 10 OctoberISA London West Senior Swimming Qualifiers - Cobham All Day
Friday 11 OctoberISA U13 Junior Open Golf - Huntswood Golf Club All Day
Monday 14 OctoberISA London West Regional Finals Swimming TBC Gala All Day
Tuesday 15 OctoberGCSE Music Trip TBC - Albert Hall 4:30pm - 11:30pm
Wednesday 16 OctoberYear 10 Parents' Evening6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday 18 OctoberYears 9-11 MFL Trip to MadridAll Day
Friday 18 OctoberYears 9-11 MFL Trip to CologneAll Day
From the Office
PTA Fireworks Spectacular - Saturday 12 October from 5pm
Ticket sales are very good, and whilst they can be purchased on the night, in order to guarantee your food, please do purchase in advance via the PayPortal. For further details please visit our website here.

Year 10 Parents Evening - Wednesday 16 October (6pm - 8pm)
Please complete this google form by 14 October to indicate if you will be attending and which specific teachers you wish to see.  Yellis reports will be sent home prior to the Parents Evening.

Year 11 Academic Mentoring - Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 November
You will have received a letter by email about the Academic Mentoring sessions for Year 11 on the 5 and 6 November. Please return the sheet indicating which appointment times you are available for, to your son’s form tutor by Monday 14 October. 

Schools' Christmas Card Competition - Stanley Spencer Gallery
You are invited to take part in this exciting competition to develop Christmas Cards for the Stanley Spencer Gallery, who are seeking four new Christmas Card designs.  The Competition is open to all year groups and the deadline is 18 October. Please find out more in the Art Room.

Heads of Year / Heads of House
Please note the Head of Year roles are confirmed as:
  • Head of Year 7 - Mr Miller
  • Head of Year 8 - Mr Hammerton
  • Head of Year 9 - Mr Ansell
  • Head of Year 10 - Mr Young
  • Head of Year 11 - Mr Thompson
Mr Hudson will continue to oversee the House System at Senior Boys, with the following Heads of House in place:
  • Kelly - Mr Young
  • Ridgeway - Mr Cripps
  • Rowanhurst - Mr Miller
  • St. Lawrence - Mr Hammerton
New Water Fountain
Having introduced biodegradables in our catering outlets across the School, our aim is to further reduce single use plastics, and as such we have installed a new water fountain in the sports hall, enabling pupils and staff to fill their own water bottles. This new fountain tells us how many plastic bottles we have saved from going to recycle or landfill, so let’s see how many we can reach!

PTA Diamond Jubilee Ball
The Diamond Jubilee Ball will be held on 6 June 2020 - more information to follow!

Mathematicians of the Week
Year 7 - Thomas Peacey and Rafael Apey for starting the year exceptionally well. 
Year 10- Aryun Jain for consistently brilliant homework. 
Year 11- Dominic Panton-Reynolds for working really hard in each lesson

MFL Linguists of the Week (German)
Jay Bhatti, John Getley, James Smale and Felix Stevens (Year 11) for helping in the European Day of Languages Assembly.

Scientist of the Week
Scientist of the week goes to Andrew Paul (Year 10) for his outstanding work on equations in Chemistry lessons and to Tom Hull (Year 10) for his effective revision and general enthusiasm in Science lessons.
New Sailing and Outdoor Education Centre Officially Opened!New Sailing and Outdoor Education Centre Officially Opened!

The new Claires Court Sailing and Outdoor Education centre officially opened recently, marking the relocation of our entire sailing club to Taplow Lake.
In Poetry, Truth

With an explosion of words, rhymes and alliteration our budding poets shined as they wholeheartedly embraced National Poetry Day.
In Poetry, Truth
Future PathwaysFuture Pathways

Deciding on the next steps post Sixth Form or college can be a daunting task for students with the options of further study, apprenticeships, gap years, employment and more. Our Sixth Form students were able to gain a valuable insight into the...
Trips and Letters Home
15 October - GCSE & 6F RPO Symphonic Queen at RAH
18-22 October - Y9&10 MFL to Cologne Final Letter
18-22 October - Y9-11 MFL & Art to Madrid Final Letter
19-23 October - Y9&10 MFL to Normandy Final Letter
For MFL trips copy passports must be either brought into school on Monday 7th or emailed to by 9am latest.
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